Hosts Thailand will kick off their campaign in the AFF Women’s Championship 2019 when they face Singapore in a Group A clash at the Institute of Physical Education Chonburi Campus Stadium in Thailand on Saturday.
The 10th edition of the tournament will see competition in two groups with the top two sides from Group A and B progressing to the semifinals.
Group A will feature hosts and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup participants Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Timor-Leste while Group B will feature Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia.
The semifinals will be held at the Institute of Physical Education Chonburi Campus Stadium on August 25 followed by the third-place play-off and final on August 27.
Thailand are the most successful nation in the tournament and the defending champions having defeated Australia 3-2 in the 2018 final held in Indonesia — their fourth title. Vietnam and Myanmar have also won the ASEAN women’s title two times each.
The group stages are scheduled to run till August 23 while the final will be held on August 27 to crown the new women’s champions of ASEAN. Thai women had defeated Australia U-20s 3-2 in the final to win the 2018 AFF Women’s Championship.
Singapore vs Thailand in the AFF Women’s Championship 2019 will kick off at 7:00 PM HKT. You can watch the match LIVE right here!